DCS Group and Standout Field Marketing have announced a strategic partnership that aims to offer brands an integrated sales and distribution service that DCS claims will drive growth through direct to outlet sales.
The partnership has already been selected by healthy and beauty supplier Coty to be its new partner in the pharmacy sector.
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Clare Bocking, chief commercial officer for DCS Group (UK) Ltd, said: “We have a large pharmacy division specialising in supplying into wholesale and community pharmacy operators. The solution we have created by partnering with Standout Field Marketing delivers an industry leading proposition. We have a purpose built state of the art fulfilment centre – part of a £6m investment in our new 60,000sqft warehouse extension. Built with specific space for e-fulfilment, it is equipped with bespoke racking for Coty with the latest voice activated technology to offer the best efficiency of service. It is a privilege to have been selected by Coty to deliver growth for their prestigious brands in collaboration with Standout.”
Standout managing director, Rob Owen, added: “I am delighted to be announcing our strategic partnership with DCS Group to deliver an integrated sales and distribution solution, and our soon to launch partnership Coty. I’m looking forward to working with DCS and Coty to help put Coty brands in the spotlight within pharmacy outlets. We’re proud to have been selected by Coty, a prestigious global beauty business, to deliver their ambitions in a critical sector, in partnership with DCS.”
DCS offers category and ranging advice for wholesalers, convenience retailers, discounters, high street retailers, online retailers, and foodservice and pharmacy distributors